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GARBERVILLE - A Whitethorn man wanted by police is behind bars after allegedly stealing a purse out of a vehicle in Southern Humboldt. Law enforcement arrested 27-year old Scott Arrequin.

Monday evening, just after 7:30, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 700-block of Redwood Drive in Garberville after two victims reported finding their car’s dome light on and a...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 22:07

EUREKA - A Bay Area man, a long way from home, is behind bars tonight after allegedly brandishing two knives at employees in a Eureka business.

Just after 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, Eureka Police responded to the 700-block of 4th Street. Authorities say 33-year old Antonio Mims of Livermore was reportedly speaking incoherently and brandishing two 12-inch knives at employees....

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 21:55

ARCATA - It’s like soccer but a little bit different, encouraging more improvisation and creativity, and now Futsal is looking to start a new fitness craze in Arcata. Humboldt Area Foundation, working on behalf of an unnamed donor, first proposed the new court be built at the Arcata Community Park and Sports Complex in July of last year. The donor has agreed to design, fund and build a Futsal-...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:39

MCKINLEYVILLE - More than 2,000 PG&E customers lost power early this morning after a McKinleyville driver struck a utility pole and knocked several live wires to the ground. Just after midnight, a green Ford van driven by 62-year-old Sondra Mixon was traveling on North Bank Road when for unknown reasons she lost control and struck the power pole near the Azalea Avenue intersection. The...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:37

EUREKA - After spending days in the hospital, murder suspect Nickolas Johnson is now behind bars following a shootout with District Attorney Investigators. Eureka police chief Andrew Mills offered an update on the case Tuesday during a press conference.

Johnson is a suspect in the April beating death of David Ganfield in Arcata. Mills said D.A. Investigators received information on...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:29

EUREKA - There is chaos on California Street in Eureka and residents have had an alarming past few days. A $2,500 dollar bicycle was stolen from a blind veteran as his family was moving into their new home, then a home invasion robbery and assault. Now the 20-30 Park on California Street is being targeted by graffiti vandals and one resident is fed-up after he’s seen the issue escalate over...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:27

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Board of Supervisors discussed how it will move forward with a new plan for fighting homelessness.

In a unanimous vote, the board vowed to continue its partnership with the City of Eureka and to also look at further strategies for other rural areas in Humboldt County. The Department of Health and Human Services also mentioned a fundraising group is needed in order...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:09

EUREKA-Big Oil and Tire is offering a $500 reward for information on the armed robbery and attempted robbery at two of its properties last Thursday. The attempted armed robbery occurred at the Shell gas station on Broadway in Eureka. Two men wearing black masks walked into the shell station demanding money. The employee, however, refused. The suspects attempted to open the register but failed...

Post date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:00